Reporter Feb 8 2013

Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor

On a recent Monday afternoon, the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt moved — within minutes — from the typical hustle and bustle of seeing and admitting patients to an entire children’s hospital on a state of full community alert.

Humble yeast helps predict how genes are regulated

Budding yeast occupies a place of honor in the pantheon of human history. Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been used for baking and alcoholic fermentation for thousands of years.

For people with ASD, adulthood no easy transition

One of the critical, unmet needs for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is support for the transition into adulthood.

Registration open for Shade Tree Trot in April

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students hope hundreds of participants will come out to support their student-run free health clinic at this year’s Shade Tree Trot on Saturday, April 20.

Memorial Gym to go pink for breast cancer awareness

The Vanderbilt Commodores Women’s Basketball team will be decked out in pink uniforms when they take the home court this Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m., in a matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats.

Photo: Shave-a-thon

Ben Nelson grins and bears it as Angie Blackmore gives him a buzz cut during the Shave-a-thon to benefit the Arthritis Foundation at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital.

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